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UK Chip Designer ARM Holdings Introduces New Operating System – Wall Street Journal


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UK Chip Designer ARM Holdings Introduces New Operating System
Wall Street Journal
U.K. chip designer ARM Holdings ARM.LN -2.04% ARM Holdings PLC U.K.: London GBp887.50 -18.50 -2.04% Oct. 1, 2014 4:35 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 3.03M P/E Ratio 77.85 Market Cap GBp12.74 Billion Dividend Yield 0.57% Rev. per Employee …
Internet of Things? Hold my pint, I got this: ARM crafts OS to rule them allRegister
ARM releases mbed Device Server IoT softwareSemiAccurate

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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:30 pm

The ability of monarch butterflies to migrate may hinge on a single gene – Washington Post


Kansas City Star

The ability of monarch butterflies to migrate may hinge on a single gene
Washington Post
For monarch butterflies, the ability to migrate may rely on a single vital gene. Every year, millions of North American monarchs make a single round-trip migration to Mexico for winter — a seemingly grueling trip for the delicate-looking insects. According to a …
Gene plays key role in monarch butterfly's miraculous migrationReuters
How One Gene Gives Monarch Butterflies the Power to MigrateNBCNews.com
Monarch Butterfly's Genes Reveal the Key to Its Long-Distance MigrationNational Geographic
New York Times -SFGate
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:24 pm

Windows 10: 12 things you need to know – PCWorld


PCWorld

Windows 10: 12 things you need to know
PCWorld
Microsoft gave the first look at its Windows 10 operating system on Tuesday, a major release that will span all hardware from PCs to phones and try to address the ills that have dogged Windows 8. The event in San Francisco was aimed mostly at enterprise …
Windows 10 is here, so let's take a look at 30 years of WindowsCNET
First preview build of Windows Server Next available to testers on October 1ZDNet
Windows 10 (Finally) Gives Power to the PeopleTom’s Guide
PC Magazine -BetaNews -International Business Times
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:23 pm

Sea-ice shortage sends thousands of walruses swarming Alaska beach – The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Sea-ice shortage sends thousands of walruses swarming Alaska beach
The Globe and Mail
Pacific walruses that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska. An estimated 35,000 walruses were photographed Saturday about eight kilometres north of Point Lay, according to the …
Walrus mass in vast numbers on Alaska beach as sea ice retreatsThe Guardian
35000 walrus come ashore in northwest AlaskaModesto Bee

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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:20 pm

California Drought 2014 A Result Of Global Warming? Extreme Dryness Made … – International Business Times


International Business Times

California Drought 2014 A Result Of Global Warming? Extreme Dryness Made
International Business Times
A visitor walks near the receding waters at Folsom Lake, which is 17 percent of its capacity, in Folsom, California, Jan. 22, 2014. California Governor Jerry Brown in January declared a drought emergency after the dry year of 2013 left fresh water reservoirs …
Drought lengthened by climate changeStuff.co.nz
Climate change influenced extreme heat in 2013Mother Nature Network
Human-Caused Climate Change Further Worsens Heat WavesThe Utah People’s Post
The Hoops News -Maine News Online -Los Angeles Times
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:03 pm

Report: Next iPad Will Come in Gold – PC Magazine


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Report: Next iPad Will Come in Gold
PC Magazine
Apple is reportedly planning to add a gold color option to its new 9.7-inch iPad lineup. 0shares. Rumored Gold iPhone · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. If the silver and space gray iPads are a little too boring for your taste, you might soon have a new color …
Apple may add color, upsize iPad: Will that juice sales?ZDNet
The World May Finally Get Gold iPadsHuffington Post
Glitzy GOLD iPad could be on its way as Apple tipped to address sales slump Mirror.co.uk
India Today -NDTV -Businessweek
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:40 pm

600-year-old waka surprises researchers – Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

600-year-old waka surprises researchers
Stuff.co.nz
An ancient waka found on the South Island's West Coast has created a scientific sensation around the world. The 600-year-old canoe, with a turtle carved on its hull, is proving that Polynesians sailed between what is now French Polynesia and New Zealand.
600-Year-Old Canoe: Solves Mystery Of Early Polynesian Seafarers? Canoe TravelersToday
600 Year-Old Canoe in New Zealand Reveals Ancient Polynesian Sailing Chinatopix
600-Year-Old Canoe in New Zealand Reveals Sailing Technology of PolynesianUncover California
Canada News -Sci-Tech Today -Capital OTC
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:01 pm

JibJab Creators Launch iOS GIF Maker – PC Magazine


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JibJab Creators Launch iOS GIF Maker
PC Magazine
JibJab Messages provides templates for users to add themselves or friends to wacky animated GIFs. 0shares. JibJab Messages. Ten years after e-card maker JibJab went viral with a presidential parody, brothers Gregg and Evan Spiridellis are tackling a …
GIF Messaging. JibJab Tackles Mobile Messaging MarketThe News Ledge
What It's Like Using iOS 8 GIF Keyboard, in iOS 8 GIF Keyboard GIFsGizmodo
JibJab Takes On Instant MessagessocalTech.com
TechCrunch (blog) -Engadget -Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:30 pm

Feds pretty peeved about Apple, Google smartphone encryption – Tech Times


Tech Times

Feds pretty peeved about Apple, Google smartphone encryption
Tech Times
Attorney General Eric Holder stands behind law enforcement against tougher encryption on smartphones. Law enforcement needs to be able to take every legal step to save an endangered child, says Holder. (Photo : North Charleston | Creative Commons).
Encryption keys spark complaintsIndependent Online

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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:38 pm

Sandberg on Facebook: ‘We are our own biggest risk’ – Fortune


Wired

Sandberg on Facebook: 'We are our own biggest risk'
Fortune
Near the top of Facebook's most recent annual report—which, I should warn you, runs nearly 100 pages long—the social networking company FB outlines its biggest business risks. The first is a tenet of any firm that dares to describe itself with the “s” word.
Facebook Selects Innovid to Deliver Advanced Video Advertising via AtlasBroadway World
Facebook's New Platform Taps User Data for Ads Across WebNewsFactor Network
Facebook Atlas Ad Platform : now showing up across the WebCanada News

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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:52 am

Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

Exclusive: Goldman leads investment by Wall Street in new communications platform

A Goldman Sachs sign is seen over the company's trading stall on the floor at the New York Stock ExchangeBy Lauren Tara LaCapra NEW YORK (Reuters) – After spending two years developing a wide-ranging communications tool for Wall Street, Goldman Sachs Group Inc says it has reached the perfect pitch.     On Wednesday, Goldman and 13 partners plan to announce a $66 million investment in a new company called Symphony Communication Services Holdings LLC, according to a draft press release viewed by Reuters. The partners are all financial services firms, including major global banks and asset managers. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:50 pm

Samsung to invest $560 million in Vietnam TV production plant

A man walks out of Samsung Electronics' headquarters in SeoulSEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday that it will invest $560 million to build a consumer appliances production complex in Vietnam, its latest move to build manufacturing capacity in the country. Samsung, the world's largest TV maker, said in a statement the new 700,000 square meter complex will mainly produce televisions. Samsung has been investing heavily in production facilities in Vietnam across business segments including smartphones in a bid to lower production costs. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 10:23 am

Rocket Internet likely to IPO at the upper end price range: sources

The logo of of Rocket Internet, a German venture capital group is pictured in illustration photo in SarajevoFRANKFURT (Reuters) – Rocket Internet , the global e-commerce investor, will likely price its flotation at the upper end of the 35.50 euros ($44.75) to 42.50 euros a share price range, three people familiar with the deal said. "Books for retail investors are still open until 5 o'clock (German time), and no final price has been set. But it certainly looks like the price will be 42.50 euros," one of the people said. The shares are poised to be priced Wednesday night with trading to start on Thursday. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:32 pm

Putin rules out Internet curbs despite cyber attacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in the city of AtyrauBy Alexei Anishchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he would not restrict Internet access for Russians but Moscow must protect state domains against a surge of cyber attacks since the Ukraine crisis began. His remarks were intended to douse speculation that he plans a crackdown on use of the Internet, which he has called a "CIA project" used to organize protests against him, as tensions mount with the West over the Ukraine crisis. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 2:03 pm

ARM expands software to manage security for Internet of Things

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – ARM Holdings Plc said on Wednesday it was introducing software to make the proliferating number of Internet-connected devices many consumers surround themselves with more manageable and secure. The Cambridge-based chip designer said it was looking to expand dramatically the lifespan and manageability of the many network-connected products running its embedded microprocessors — from home appliances to car features to wearable devices. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:19 pm

Telecom Italia chairman says no contact with Trujillo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Telecom Italia Chairman Giuseppe Recchi said on Wednesday there has been no contact with Sol Trujillo following reports that the U.S. businessman is interested in bidding for a stake in the Italian telecoms group. “I have never heard about him. He has never called us. For me he does not exist. We have no contacts,” Recchi told reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Brussels. Asked whether a bid from Trujillo could have a chance of succeeding, Recchi said: “Telecom Italia is a listed company. Any investor can buy shares. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:03 pm

This is what a $55,000 Kickstarter potato salad party looks like

This is what a $55,000 Kickstarter potato salad party looks likeThis past weekend saw the culmination of a small internet joke that snowballed into a ridiculous viral sensation. Columbus, Ohio native Zach "Danger" Brown wanted to raise $10 on Kickstarter to make a potato salad. He got $55,000 instead. So he used all the extra cash to throw a party, dubbed "PotatoStock."

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:31 pm

Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM’s new operating system

Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new operating systemThe UK-based chip designer's new operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.>

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:28 pm

Norton Security for Windows review

Stop online threats without slowing down your PC

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:21 pm

A trip down the River Styx makes good virtual reality and better performance art

A trip down the River Styx makes good virtual reality and better performance artThe Oculus Rift is a thing. Adding physical effects in virtual reality is a thing. Sending people on dark, otherworldly journeys on boats is a very successful thing. But it's rare to see a video that pulls these elements together so perfectly and dramatically. Above is The Styx, a VR experience that's emphatically an art installation, not a game. The Styx was developed by art collective Skullmapping for the Belgian Leuven in Scène festival. If you visited when it was shown off there in July, you found yourself entering an exact, scanned version of the room you were in. …

Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:19 pm